Return to Visions with Voices Home


A Sacrifice ~ by Julie Gates

Tweet #SpokenWordPoetry     
Julie Gates In July of 2012 I had one planned surgery followed by two emergency surgeries, during which I developed pneumonia in the ICU those 2 1/2 weeks and nearly died. My feeble, severely disabled husband spent his last life energy saving me, caring for me, and returning me to health in the months after. Then he died of a heart attack in my chair in our bedroom that following October. The poem is about him giving his life to save mine.

Start player to listen to Complications

Click Links to Read Text

Read Complications
About Me